[openvas-discuss] SPI Project Description

Alan Shimel alan at stillsecure.com
Tue Nov 22 22:42:59 CET 2005

Good by me


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[mailto:openvas-discuss-bounces at openvas.org] On Behalf Of Robert Berkowitz
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On 11/22/05, Jan-Oliver Wagner <jan at intevation.de> wrote:
> this text is misleading.
> The latest release of Nessus was 2.2.6, the fork was based on 2.2.5
> Very likely there will follow 2.2.7 or eventually 2.4.0,
> all under GNU GPL.

I agree. How does this sound?

"OpenVAS (OpenSource Vulnerability Assesment Scanner) is a GPL fork of
the Nessus security scanner currently controlled by Tenable Network
Security. OpenVAS provides a totally open licensed, freely
distributable scanning engine as well as a complete library of plugins
and tests which will scan for particular vulnerabilities.  Starting
from Nessus version 2.2.5 which was released under a GPL license
OpenVAS will continue to develop and refine the underlying engine as
well as expand the plugin script library and functionality"

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